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Diving at Oneonta

I love to go to swim meets that are not at Maine-Endwell.  You see, my son is a diver, not a swimmer.  He does occasionally swim exhibition heats but he does not swim much.  He dives.  So why do I dislike going to home meets?  Maine-Endwell does not currently have a diving board for diving during swim meets. When my… Continue reading Diving at Oneonta

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More Instructional Time

I understand that teachers feel they need more face time with students.  Between testing, music lessons, sports, students tend to leave class almost as much as they are in class. I also remember the studies in the late 80’s and early 90’s and some even more recent that say that teenagers need more sleep.  That… Continue reading More Instructional Time

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Senior Pictures

Back when I graduated from high school in 1979, you had no choice about who was taking your senior picture for the school’s yearbook. Shortly after that, a photographer in the small upstate New York city of Norwich sued on behalf of students and their families for choice. Because of that, New York State allows… Continue reading Senior Pictures